There are between 8,000 and 10,000 defibrillators available in Ireland

Call for national defibrillator database

21 Nov A report published by HIQA last year recommended the establishment of a national register for defibrillators, one year on however, no such database exists.

A weekly programme ahead of the General Election

Road to the Election

24 Sep A new series with RTÉ's Brian Dowling looking at key issues, policies and personalities ahead of the General Election.

Irish Islam in the shadow of Paris

Irish Islam in the shadow of Paris

14 Nov The self-styled Islamic State organisation which has claimed responsibility for last evening's terrorist attacks on Paris has been excoriated by a wide variety of Muslim religious leaders here.

The Stormont crisis can be traced to the murder of republican Gerard 'Jock' Davison

Stormont Crisis: Timeline of Events

20 Oct A timeline of significant events over the last six months which led to the British government ordering an independent review of paramilitary activity in Northern Ireland

Enda Kenny has given nothing away regarding his decision on an election date

Blog: General Election speculation

06 Oct Rarely has a political decision been so finely balanced and so widely anticipated. The date of the election risks becoming an election issue in its own right.

Top L-R: Patrick Gately, Michael McDonagh, Dean Byrne, Donal O'Hara. Bottom L-R: Thomas Flynn, Patrick Joyce, John Joyce

'We'll kill your kids' gang who terrorised family

04 Oct A special report by RTÉ's South-East Correspondent Damien Tiernan on the gang who were this week given a range of sentences totalling 105 years for terrorising a family in their Tipperary home.

An idea that originated in Ireland more than 50 years ago is now putting down roots in East Africa

Young Scientists Tanzania

31 Aug Four years after the 'Young Scientist' concept was exported from Ireland to Tanzania, RTÉ's Education Correspondent Emma O'Kelly visited the East African country to measure its impact.

The swim lasted about 15 minutes

Paddlington Bear

20 Aug A woman in Vancouver, Canada got quite a shock when she looked out her back door to find a large black bear in the family swimming pool.